Bangpu Nature Education Centre
Funding support: Business companies
Number of staff: 6
Number of visitors per year: 8,000 – 10,000
Overall aims of the centre
Wetland conservation and Nature education services
Description of the centre
Size of site : 102 Hectoare
Type of habitats : Wetland with mangrove tree forest
Bird : 200 species(included Migraty and domestic birds)
Trees : 58 species
mudflat : 30 hectare
Ant : 30 species
Activities run: CRS activities, nature education program for youth, nature education curriculum for school children daily, youth nature camp, and planting events.
Since 2012 WWF Thailand and WWF GMP supported Department of Environmental Education to register as the foundation for environmental education for sustainable development or FEED in short, to managing and running three nature education centres, namely, Bangpu Nautre Education centre (BNEC), Nature and Agriculture education Centre (NAEC), and Education for sustainable Development Centre( ESDC).
Main CEPA work areas
Communication: local Radio network program, local newspaper natiral columist and press release.
Participation and awareness raising: planting events , teacher training, community observing, and others.
Top three successes
Nature Education program and youth camp for environment, for it can be CSR project and activities for all business company and education institution and schools.
Top three challenges
Yes, visiting our centre and observing or joining some activities.
Creating signage/site information; Producing written materials;
Managing / creating habitat; Running a visitor centre; Building / maintaining structures
Working with volunteers
Education and communication
Early years education; Delivering adult education; Working with primary schools; Lobbying / running campaigns; Working with secondary schools; Developing resources / materials
Auditing / assessing effectiveness; PR and marketing; Running effective administration; Health and safety; Fund-raising; Project planning.
2549/54 paholyothin Rd., ladyao, jatujak, Bangkok 10900 Thailand
Tel: 66 2 942 7687 Fax.: 662 942 7687 ext. 18
Trirach Pukotchasarnseen(Thitivuth Kochasarnseen)
T: 66-81-9277758, 66 2 942 7687 ext. 15
T: 66 2 709 5005
Website address: www. Bagnpunature.com, www.feedthailand.org